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borneol

A bicyclic organic compound obtained by reduction from the camphor tree (Dryobalanops camphora) of Borneo and Sumatra, which irritates mucocutaneous surfaces. Borneol is used in chemical reactions, is a natural insect repellant and used in traditional Chinese medicine as moxa.
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The antibacterial activities might be due to some phyto-active compounds like davonone, herbalbin, flavonoides, acetate and borneol (Baser et al.
Liu D, Gao Y, Wang H, Zi J, Huang H (2010) Evaluation of the effects of cytochrome P450 nonsynonymous single-nucleotide polymorphisms on tanshinol borneol ester metabolism and inhibition potential.
The main components of these fractions were alpha-pinene, 1-8-cineole, camphor, verbenone and borneol constituting 80% of the total oil.
Its essential oil contains cineol, borneol, and thujone.
It contains 1-4% volatile oil containing cineole, zingiberene, borneol, and resins like gingerol and shogaol.
Alcohol constituents include linalol, menthol, borneol, santalol, nerol, citronellol, and geranio1.
Its essential oil contains l'a-pinene ((7- 80%), verbenone (1-37%), camphor (1-35%), eucalyptol (1-35%), borneol (4-19%), bornyl acetate (10%) and camphene.
The following herbs were used in three studies: Sophora flavescens root, Cnidium monnieri seed, Dictamnus dasycarpus bark and borneol.
sidoides, 24 compostos, sendo as substancias encontradas em maior percentual: o Timol (30,24%), o Benzeno (14,49%), o transbetacariofileno (11,82%), o Borneol (11,38%) e o metiltimil eter (8,32%).
Verbenona (5,3 %), [alfa]-pineno (2,5 %), canfeno (2,8 %) y borneol (0,7 %) resultaron ser caracteristicos de la fraccion volatil del extracto; tal como lo describieron Reverchon y colaboradores, quienes reportaron que los compuestos presentes en el extracto SFE, resultan ser los mismos presentes en el aceite esencial, pero con diferentes cantidades relativas (Reverchon et al.